Multicultural Korea: Celebration or Challenge of Multiethnic Shift in Contemporary Korea?

  title={Multicultural Korea: Celebration or Challenge of Multiethnic Shift in Contemporary Korea?},
  author={Geon-Soo Han},
  journal={Korea Journal},

“Responding to accelerating multicultural challenges: comparative cultural democracy in Korea and Thailand”

ABSTRACT The major purpose of this paper is to examine the extent to which multiethnic Korea and Thailand are cultural democracies. The primary conceptual framework guiding this study is the powerful

Representing the Western Super-minority: Desirable Cosmopolitanism and Homosocial Multiculturalism on a South Korean Talk Show

Airing on Joongang Tongyang Broadcasting Company (JTBC), a South Korean television network, Non Summit represents multiculturalism on the small screen through light-hearted, loosely structured

Talking culture, silencing 'race', enriching the nation : the politics of multiculturalism in South Korea

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This study examines how textbooks in the Republic of Korea incorporate liberal, Western notions of diversity and multiculturalism. Through a systematic analysis of 60 civics textbooks over time, this

Probing Beneath Meanings of Multicultural Education

Abstract Around the world, interest in variations of multicultural education appears to be growing due to factors such as immigration and increased integration of the global economy. As terms like

Limiting Multiculturalism Discourse by Legislating Support for Multicultural Families in Korea

  • Yihyun Ryu
  • Sociology
    Asian International Studies Review
  • 2022
Drawing on the Foucauldian theoretical concepts of governmentality and genealogy as a method for grasping the unconventional reality of multiculturalism discourse in South Korea, this paper aims to

The Multiple Role of Korean Missionaries in the Making of Transnational Belonging

For decades, Korean denominations have sent missionaries around the world. While trying to convert people, notably in Southeast Asia, they are currently involved in humanitarian works but also in

African presentations and Japanese discourses: the construction and projection of difference

Abstract This article examines the different ways Africans present themselves in Japan and considers what these differences explain about the function of ethno-racial categories and discourses in the

Victims or competitors: Korean students’ competing understandings of migrants

ABSTRACT This study investigates how South Korean students perceive migrants by interviewing 21 ethnic Korean adolescents. This study shows the parallel of popular discourse with Korean students’

Contested everyday cultural citizenship: “Mixed race” children and their ethnicized citizenship in South Korea

ABSTRACT This article examines how the everyday cultural citizenship of “mixed race” children of one Korean parent and one immigrant parent is contested. This study transposes the concept of